Ballot inspection seeks elusive proof of fraud in Georgia election
Observers watch as election officials count the votes for Fulton County on Jan. 6, 2021, in Atlanta. - Megan Varner/Getty Images North America/TNS

Aided by a treasure hunter, the tea party and an unshakable belief that the presidential election was rigged, a group of skeptics may soon inspect Georgia absentee ballots in an attempt to find counterfeits. The court-ordered review is the latest attempt to question results that have repeatedly withstood scrutiny, with no evidence of widespread fraud. Georgia election officials counted ballots three times, audited voter signatures, opened dozens of investigations and certified Democrat Joe Biden's 12,000-vote win over Republican Donald Trump. But prior investigations didn't go far enough, acco...